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    Doing a search I read that there are three types...

    Doing a search I read that there are three types of venomous snakes in Indiana, two local to the southern half, one to the northern parts. But probably not big populations. Your horses doesn't sound...
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    My horse did this many years ago, he came down...

    My horse did this many years ago, he came down hard on a large rock while trotting down a trail and came up lame. It looked like a bad bruise, he was indeed bruised but it didn't clear up as...
  3. I've used a ration balancer and soaked alfalfa...

    I've used a ration balancer and soaked alfalfa pellets quite often. My horses are always on free choice quality grass hay or grass pasture. The alfalfa is a good balancer for the grass. However there...
  4. Thread: Splints?

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    Do not use heat and DMSO is heat. Use cold, a...

    Do not use heat and DMSO is heat. Use cold, a clay poultice is much longer lasting then then icing or hosing. I especially like Sore No More liniment as the Arnica in it will really take down the...
  5. Years ago I brought a mare back from a high...

    Years ago I brought a mare back from a high suspensory injury. I caught it immediately, actually knew the exact step she took that caused the injury. She came down onto the top of a trimmed sapling...
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    Ref the comment: that a chain tightening tells a...

    Ref the comment: that a chain tightening tells a horse to stop. All horse should be taught that a pull on the face of any type should mean come forward to release the pressure.

    years ago I...
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    I know in your first thread about this horse you...

    I know in your first thread about this horse you said the other horses were where he could see them and that the stall walls were see thru.Would it be possible to make a half wall between him and a...
  8. Well, for the money I would suggest Animed...

    Well, for the money I would suggest Animed Aniflex GL and give a double dose. Animed products are "best buys" as I guess you know.

    One ounce (Horse.com prices) is 56 cents a day, double it to...
  9. I have had two Arabians that had very low...

    I have had two Arabians that had very low palates, just very little space for a bit. I found that smaller diameter bits were a necessity. The Myler Comfort Snaffle has a much better type of joint...
  10. Like other people have told you... DO NOT USE...

    Like other people have told you...

    DO NOT USE LAUNDRY DETERGENT!

    This ruins the ability of existing waterproofing to work and any new waterproofing application. The problem is that a washer...
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    There are numerous vendors that sell endurance...

    There are numerous vendors that sell endurance style fenders/stirrup hangers. Most are leather but that's fine for a synthetic saddle. Various widths and styles are available. Below is a link to one...
  12. It strikes me that with several of your horses...

    It strikes me that with several of your horses you could just switch to a supplement that ihas ingredients that are largely anti-inflamatory. I believe that is what you will get with "herbal" or...
  13. I do love Alushield! works for so many nasty...

    I do love Alushield! works for so many nasty things.

    chicamuxen
  14. test for Selenium dificiency. And be aware that...

    test for Selenium dificiency. And be aware that many vets don't know much about the mineral. A level that is fine for one horse isn't enough for another. The level that one vet will say is just fine...
  15. Play the leapfrog game. Do not make him stay in...

    Play the leapfrog game. Do not make him stay in back, give him short periods in front then swap places then swap places then swap places. Only allow him to go up front if he is behaving but do not...
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    You can have your current trailer modified. Add...

    You can have your current trailer modified. Add additional windows, even drop down windows. Make it more open. I can have additional support pieces added to the frame around the windows so you don't...
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    I've owned a lot of Woolback pads for years. yes,...

    I've owned a lot of Woolback pads for years. yes, the contour shape is much better. But I am not able to understand your description about saddle fit issues. If you have fit issues due to your senior...
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    Another possibility might be selenium deficiency....

    Another possibility might be selenium deficiency. A common symptom is body soreness and sensitivity to touch. Been there and know of other horses owners who have had to treat this vague long lasting...
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    I disagree with the other posters opinions. Those...

    I disagree with the other posters opinions. Those heels need to be trimmed and brought further back. he has flares and his break over needs to be brought back. I'm just another horse owner but these...
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    Your pony horse needs to be steady, unflappable...

    Your pony horse needs to be steady, unflappable and not a kicker! I do not suggest riding a horse who doesn't have a reasonably good neck-rein. You will need to control your pony horse so having a...
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    That shelter that Grand Prix linked to does have...

    That shelter that Grand Prix linked to does have a front cover, it is simply folded up out of the way for the photo. We have one that I have tractors and equipment inside of. You will get a huge...
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    Big D used to carry this shovel and I had seen it...

    Big D used to carry this shovel and I had seen it once at some local feed store. Galvanized steel, not Aluminum. Made by:

    W F Valentine & Company

    7633 Quackenbush Road, Reading, Michigan, MI...
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    got to Amazon.com and do a search for: patio...

    got to Amazon.com and do a search for:
    patio table cover vinyl round
    There are tons of them with an adjustable elastic cord around the bottom edge, several shapes and diameters, $20-$30 range.
    ...
  24. Our local TSC stores carry the "Blue Seal"...

    Our local TSC stores carry the "Blue Seal" Sentinel line. I am caring for a horse that came here very underweight. The Sentinel Performance LS http://blueseal.com/product/?id=38 is 12 % fat and is...
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    Horses with breathing problems can benefit by...

    Horses with breathing problems can benefit by living out on real pastures, where they are eating grass. Round bales are a big NO for them, even the clean ones because horses tend to eat holes into a...
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